Bernard Gutman, editor of Drinks Mag SA and Waterfront Whisky will host an on air tasting before heading off to the Whisky Live festival at The Lookout, Granger Bay.
The Glen Grant 10 Year Old won Best Single Malt Scotch (10 Years and Younger) for the fifth year in a row and the Glen Grant 12 Year Old – just arrived in South Africa – won Gold at the International Wine and Spirits Competition
Whisky Live South Africa is the largest whisky festival in the world. What’s Hot In SA host, Rhowan Johannes tries the Glen Grant Major’s Reserve.
Glen Grant’s new range of aged single malt Scotch whiskies continues to turn heads as it takes home some of the whisky industry’s most prestigious awards. Launched only a few months ago, each expression has now been awarded with a major industry accolade.
Other expressions in the range to take home top honors in the latest Whisky Bible include Glen Grant’s most awarded expression, the 10 Year Old, which for the fifth consecutive year won the coveted Single Malt of the Year 10 Years and Under (Multiple Casks) category.
Our station manager, Rhowan Johannes tries the award winning Glen Grant 10 year-old and chats about the upcoming Whisky Live event taking place in Cape Town.
Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible is the world’s biggest-selling and most influential annual whisky guide. Industry renowned, the compact guide contains roughly 4,500 detailed, professionally analysed and easy to understand tasting notes on the world’s leading and lesser-known whiskies. Each whisky is tasted by Murray himself and graded with an overall score out of 100.
Glen Grant 12 Year Old recently won a Gold Medal at the prestigious International Wine and Spirits Competition. The competition is one of the most respected tasting competitions in the world and recognizes and awards only the very best products in wine and spirits industry.
Our hosts end the tasting with the recently released 12 year old, listen to the tasting below:
Dennis Malcolm, Glen Grant’s Master Distiller, commented: “We are humbled by all of the incredible awards our new whiskies are receiving. To be named “Scotch Whisky of the Year” is the stuff dreams of whisky makers like myself are made of. There’s a lot of love, passion, and perhaps a wee bit of magic that goes into creating our unique golden liquid, and we’re so proud to see that the consistent quality these beautiful products is being recognized the world over by such respected industry leaders.”
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